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Big move....bathtub no longer in dining area
Friday, September 20, 2019      6 comments

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Thursday, September 19, 2019      11 comments

Bathroom renovation is coming along. Finally got the bathtub out of the dining area and into the bathroom. We are really pleased with the look, moving from dark green faux marble to bright white fixtures and light gray floor and walls. Looks s... Read more
Joys and sorrows
Thursday, August 01, 2019      7 comments

On June 29, my DDIL’s father died in his sleep. It was a total shock to everyone. Luckily we were able to go to them and help with DGD, while DDIL helped her mom and siblings deal with the shocks, the funeral and all those details. So proud o... Read more
Monday, June 24, 2019      6 comments

Here she is hugging a princess on her princess cruise. ... Read more
Another birthday
Thursday, April 25, 2019      13 comments

I’ve now lived over ten years longer than my mother did. At 74, I’m feeling very grateful and blessed. Our son and daughter took me out for a lovely dinner, our sweet granddaughter was with us for five days. My daughter used some of her airli... Read more
Wednesday, April 17, 2019      6 comments

Today, I celebrated my 74th birthday by taking our DGD and 2 grand nieces to a trampoline park and a children’s museum. The grand nieces line in town and the DGD lives on the east coast. She and her Dad were here for a five day visit as part o... Read more
It’s been over a year since I blogged...
Monday, January 07, 2019      4 comments

A week from today I will be in Australia. Today I’m sitting in the middle if the USA. If those two sentences don’t say how much the world has changed in my lifetime, (full disclosure, I was born in 1945) I’m not sure what would. We’ve planned... Read more
Happy Anniversary
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      10 comments

DH and I had a joyous celebration of our anniversary on Sunday. Fifty three years ago, shortly after we met and shortly before he left for the Peace Corps, I visited him in St. Louis and he took me to the Muni Opera in Forest Park, the oldest ... Read more
DGD visit in pictures
Sunday, April 01, 2018      7 comments

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Oh, my goodness
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      7 comments

The title of this blog comes for our DGD’s new favorite movie, ‘Annie.” It also describes how I feel about the last few months of our lives. After our daughter’s wonderful wedding, we found a condo we liked, made a bid and our offer was accept... Read more
A few wedding photos
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      11 comments

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Digging out
Friday, June 09, 2017      9 comments

When you have lived in one house for 41 years, raised two children there, did graduate work, returned to teaching and retired from teaching, you have lots of STUFF. As I am discovering most of that stuff is unnecessary, but basement storage roo... Read more
Awesome Mothers' Day
Monday, May 15, 2017      6 comments

Our DD fiancé suggested to DD that they host us at his house for Mothers' Day weekend. Saturday evening we went to a lovely spot on the river, ate Thai food and listened to live music with the sunset coloring the sky behind us. Sunday morning ... Read more
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      8 comments

In mid February, we had a gorgeous Saturday. DH went off to play tennis outside and I went for my first bike ride in a long time. We live so close to wonderful bike trails ( gratitude #1) that I only had to cross one street to spend 45 minutes ... Read more
Not really political, just a gift
Thursday, November 10, 2016      10 comments

Sometimes the gifts from our children touch us. Below is what My son posted on Facebook yesterday. I am touched, humbled and proud. I've been avoiding FB the last 18 hours or so and think I will probably take a fb holiday for the next f... Read more

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